Period
to 24 January 2022

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Newport with a requirement for Windows skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Windows over the 6 months to 24 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microsoft Windows
South Wales > Newport
6 months to
24 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 8 18 4
Rank change year-on-year +10 -14 +3
Contract jobs citing Windows 69 12 72
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Newport 19.49% 6.25% 23.92%
As % of the Operating Systems category 94.52% 75.00% 87.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 9 57
10th Percentile £200 £118 £225
25th Percentile £413 £120 £300
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £517 £180 £400
Median % change year-on-year +187.08% -55.00% -8.57%
75th Percentile £641 £325 £513
90th Percentile £656 £356 £543
South Wales median daily rate £427 £300 £365
% change year-on-year +42.37% -17.81% +4.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 2 3
10th Percentile - £17.35 £40.80
25th Percentile £45.63 £18.63 £41.25
Median hourly rate £46.25 £21.50 £42.00
Median % change year-on-year +115.12% -48.81% +256.39%
75th Percentile £47.40 £23.63 -
90th Percentile £47.41 £24.45 -
South Wales median hourly rate £46.25 £15.86 £16.00
% change year-on-year +191.61% -0.88% +28.82%

Windows is in the Operating Systems category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Newport with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Newport
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 73 16 82
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newport 20.62% 8.33% 27.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 11 63
10th Percentile £200 £120 £225
25th Percentile £423 £126 £281
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £517 £300 £400
Median % change year-on-year +72.25% -25.00% -
75th Percentile £638 £391 £513
90th Percentile £655 £500 £536
South Wales median daily rate £450 £319 £400
% change year-on-year +41.29% -20.38% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 2 3
10th Percentile - £17.35 £40.80
25th Percentile £45.63 £18.63 £41.25
Median hourly rate £46.25 £21.50 £42.00
Median % change year-on-year +115.12% -48.81% +256.39%
75th Percentile £47.40 £23.63 -
90th Percentile £47.41 £24.45 -
South Wales median hourly rate £46.25 £15.86 £16.00
% change year-on-year +191.61% -0.88% +28.82%

Windows
Job Vacancy Trend in Newport

Job postings citing Windows as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Newport.

Job vacancy trend for Windows in Newport

Windows
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Newport

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Windows in Newport.

Daily rate trend for Windows in Newport

Windows
Daily Rate Histogram in Newport

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Windows in Newport over the 6 months to 24 January 2022.

Daily rate histogram for Windows in Newport

Windows
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Newport

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Windows in Newport.

Hourly rate trend for Windows in Newport

For the 6 months to 24 January 2022, IT contractor jobs citing Windows also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Newport region with a requirement for Windows.

1 56 (81.16%) Security Cleared
2 51 (73.91%) SC Cleared
3 31 (44.93%) .NET
4 30 (43.48%) C#
5 24 (34.78%) UML
5 24 (34.78%) OOA/OOD
5 24 (34.78%) OO
5 24 (34.78%) .NET Framework
6 22 (31.88%) Software Engineering
7 19 (27.54%) Customer Requirements
7 19 (27.54%) Architectural Design
8 16 (23.19%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 16 (23.19%) SAN
9 14 (20.29%) Configuration Management
9 14 (20.29%) SQL
10 13 (18.84%) TCP/IP
10 13 (18.84%) Microsoft
10 13 (18.84%) Active Directory
11 12 (17.39%) Service Management
11 12 (17.39%) Decision-Making
11 12 (17.39%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 11 (15.94%) Project Delivery
12 11 (15.94%) SQL Server
12 11 (15.94%) VMware
13 10 (14.49%) Requirements Management
13 10 (14.49%) Azure
13 10 (14.49%) SNMP
13 10 (14.49%) VoIP
13 10 (14.49%) Rational DOORS
14 9 (13.04%) Self-Motivation

Windows
Co-occurring IT Skills in Newport by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (7.25%) Confluence
1 5 (7.25%) MS Exchange
2 2 (2.90%) IIS
2 2 (2.90%) Skype for Business
3 1 (1.45%) IBM Notes
3 1 (1.45%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.45%) SharePoint 2013
Cloud Services
1 10 (14.49%) Azure
2 7 (10.14%) Microsoft 365
3 4 (5.80%) OpenShift
4 3 (4.35%) AWS
4 3 (4.35%) GCP
5 1 (1.45%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (1.45%) Azure Key Vault
5 1 (1.45%) IaaS
5 1 (1.45%) PaaS
5 1 (1.45%) Power Automate
5 1 (1.45%) Power Platform
5 1 (1.45%) PowerApps
5 1 (1.45%) SaaS
5 1 (1.45%) ShareGate
5 1 (1.45%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 16 (23.19%) SAN
2 13 (18.84%) TCP/IP
3 10 (14.49%) SNMP
3 10 (14.49%) VoIP
4 6 (8.70%) Firewall
5 3 (4.35%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (4.35%) DHCP
5 3 (4.35%) DNS
5 3 (4.35%) Remote Desktop
6 2 (2.90%) Skype
6 2 (2.90%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (1.45%) IKE
7 1 (1.45%) IPsec
7 1 (1.45%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (15.94%) SQL Server
2 7 (10.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (7.25%) Relational Database
3 5 (7.25%) SQL Server 2019
4 1 (1.45%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 10 (14.49%) Rational DOORS
2 6 (8.70%) Git (software)
2 6 (8.70%) JIRA
3 5 (7.25%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 5 (7.25%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.45%) Jenkins
General
1 9 (13.04%) Military
2 8 (11.59%) Social Skills
3 6 (8.70%) Public Sector
4 4 (5.80%) Documentation Skills
4 4 (5.80%) Organisational Skills
5 3 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.45%) Aerospace
6 1 (1.45%) Finance
Job Titles
1 25 (36.23%) Developer
2 14 (20.29%) C# Developer
2 14 (20.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 8 (11.59%) Network Engineer
4 6 (8.70%) NOC Engineer
4 6 (8.70%) SQL Developer
5 5 (7.25%) .NET Developer
5 5 (7.25%) Software Engineer
6 4 (5.80%) Analyst
6 4 (5.80%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 4 (5.80%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
6 4 (5.80%) Infrastructure Support
6 4 (5.80%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 4 (5.80%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
6 4 (5.80%) Service Analyst
6 4 (5.80%) Service Desk Analyst
6 4 (5.80%) SQL BI Developer
6 4 (5.80%) Support Engineer
7 3 (4.35%) Cloud Engineer
7 3 (4.35%) Deskside Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (44.93%) .NET
2 24 (34.78%) .NET Framework
3 6 (8.70%) .NET Core
4 5 (7.25%) XML
5 1 (1.45%) CSS
5 1 (1.45%) HTML
5 1 (1.45%) Middleware
5 1 (1.45%) OAuth
5 1 (1.45%) Web Services
5 1 (1.45%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.04%) Self-Motivation
2 3 (4.35%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (4.35%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.90%) Clustering
3 2 (2.90%) Replication
4 1 (1.45%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.45%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 8 (11.59%) Windows Server
2 7 (10.14%) Windows 10
3 5 (7.25%) Windows 7
4 4 (5.80%) Linux
5 3 (4.35%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (34.78%) OO
1 24 (34.78%) OOA/OOD
1 24 (34.78%) UML
2 22 (31.88%) Software Engineering
3 19 (27.54%) Architectural Design
3 19 (27.54%) Customer Requirements
4 16 (23.19%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 14 (20.29%) Configuration Management
6 12 (17.39%) Decision-Making
6 12 (17.39%) Service Management
6 12 (17.39%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 11 (15.94%) Project Delivery
8 10 (14.49%) Requirements Management
9 9 (13.04%) Requirements Analysis
9 9 (13.04%) Service Delivery
10 6 (8.70%) Business Intelligence
11 5 (7.25%) Problem-Solving
11 5 (7.25%) Project Management
12 4 (5.80%) Agile Software Development
12 4 (5.80%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 30 (43.48%) C#
2 14 (20.29%) SQL
3 5 (7.25%) T-SQL
4 4 (5.80%) C++
5 2 (2.90%) C
6 1 (1.45%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.45%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.45%) Python
6 1 (1.45%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 56 (81.16%) Security Cleared
2 51 (73.91%) SC Cleared
3 8 (11.59%) CCNA
3 8 (11.59%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (8.70%) DV Cleared
5 3 (4.35%) A+ Certification
5 3 (4.35%) CCNP
5 3 (4.35%) MCSA
5 3 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.45%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.35%) SLA
2 1 (1.45%) NCSC
System Software
1 13 (18.84%) Active Directory
2 7 (10.14%) Hyper-V
2 7 (10.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (5.80%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (4.35%) Docker
4 3 (4.35%) VMware NSX
4 3 (4.35%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 4 (5.80%) SCVMM
2 3 (4.35%) Backup Exec
2 3 (4.35%) Kubernetes
2 3 (4.35%) McAfee ePO
2 3 (4.35%) NetBackup
2 3 (4.35%) Norton AntiVirus
2 3 (4.35%) vCenter Server
2 3 (4.35%) WSUS
3 2 (2.90%) AirWatch
3 2 (2.90%) Microsoft Clustering
3 2 (2.90%) SCCM
Vendors
1 13 (18.84%) Microsoft
2 11 (15.94%) VMware
3 8 (11.59%) Cisco
4 5 (7.25%) Atlassian
5 3 (4.35%) Aruba
5 3 (4.35%) Citrix
5 3 (4.35%) HP
5 3 (4.35%) McAfee
5 3 (4.35%) Meraki
5 3 (4.35%) ProCurve
5 3 (4.35%) SolarWinds
5 3 (4.35%) Splunk
5 3 (4.35%) Symantec
5 3 (4.35%) Veeam
6 2 (2.90%) Blue Coat
6 2 (2.90%) Lumension
6 2 (2.90%) ServiceNow
7 1 (1.45%) Lotus
7 1 (1.45%) Nintex